I had a rather unpleasant experience with Azure yesterday where my site went down. I will share the full story with you later this week- but in short it was a combination of things I could have done and things ‘they’ could have done.
One thing I should have done and that I didn’t know that I even could do was setting up billing alert rules. This is a preview feature and this is how you can do it:
First you need to sign in with your account
After that go to subscriptions and select the subscription you want to add the alerts to
Select Alert (preview) and configure an alert
Configuring the rule
When the threshold is met you should get a notification like this: